CEOs are increasingly turning to digital investments to drive growth. These initiatives must improve product/service competiveness or create new market opportunities. CIOs can lead or help transform their firms to exploit technology innovation and become more digitally product-centric.
From Projects to Products — Three Essential Actions for Every CIO Aiming to Transform Their Digital Organizations
- Key Findings
- Step 1 — Consider Software Company Models for Shaping Digital Organizations
- Successful Project Managers Do Not Necessarily Make Strong Product Managers
- Sample Product-Centric Organizational Model
- Does Part of IT Become a Product-Centric Organization Focused on Digital Initiatives?
- Step 2 — Evaluate Investment Models and Evolve Leading Indicators Adopted by Modern Software Companies
- Cost Model for a Product-Centric Organization
- Investment Model for a Product-Centric Organization and Common Metrics
- Step 3 — Invest in Comprehensive Product Management as the Core for Driving Digital Vision, Strategy, Roadmap and Prioritization at Scale
- Products Impact Markets, Competition and the Top-Line Growth of the Business
- Organizational Culture
- Draft Plan for Skills Gaps, HR Partnering, Investment Model and Organizational Design
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